I LOVE glitter for my eyes....so needless to say I love this colour (plus, Urban Decay is my favourite eyeshadow brand). It's a champagne/taupe colour with a TON of glitter in it (it's the only UD eyeshadow colour description that actually uses the word "ton" to describe the amount of glitter).
In any case, I really fell in love with some of the NARS night eyeshadow shades like Night Rider, Night Clubing and Night Flight to name a few. However, at $29 CDN for a single eyeshadow (before tax!), it can get very pricey.
The UD eyeshadows are $21 CDN and I found that I can layer on the UD midnight cowboy rides again eyeshadow on top of any of my regular eyeshadows. So, since I have a nice taupe colour and a matte black colour, I can make my own NARS Night Rider and Night clubing look in my own way.
As a few reviewers had mentioned, to minimize fall out do the following (I would know best because I love glitter):
(1) use some sort of cream base or shadow (UDPP, Mac Paint Pot..etc). This is sort of a must because glitter doesn't adhere to bare skin as well as it would to a cream base
(2) use some translucent or light coloured powder and put it all over your cheeks. Just pack the powder on. You'll wipe this off later. Alternatively, you can just hold a square piece of toilet tissue on your cheek while you are applying your eyeshadow so that the tissue catches the fallen glitter. However, I prefer using the powder method because then I have both hands free. If you are using the toilet tissue, you have to use one hand to hold the tissue and manoever everything else with one hand.
(3) always use a sponge applicator to apply any glitter shadow. I don't understand why people are using a brush to apply glitter. If you use a brush, of course you'll get more glitter on your face rather than on your eyes. Use a sponge applicator, dappen it a little bit with some water or visine if needed, and PAT it on your eyelids (don't smear the shadow or use wiper motions on your eyelids when applying). So this is the reason I took off points for packaging quailty. I wish glitter eyeshadows all came in a pan where you can put a small eyeshadow sponge there since a sponge is the best way to apply glitter.
(4) now, once you're done applying the shadow, some glitter has to have fallen off on your cheeks. Since your cheeks have a thick layer of powder on it (step 2 above), wipe the powder off using a brush or a kleenex.
I hope the above tips help! Works for me.
Yes, this e/s has a good amount of glitter, but i still love it. i love shimmery champagne colors and this is my go-to. i wear it everyday! it looks great with colored liners (blue, teal, purple, etc). the trick for me is to use UDPP first and then sometimes i'll use painterly paint pot over that. then i apply the e/s and just pat/press it on. it creates a little less glitter fallout. i wait to do my foundation last so that the glitter isn't on top of it. throughout the day, i don't get much glitter on my actual face, and if i do, it just brightens my eyes, because it's really not much. i could do without all of the glitter, but i still love it!
This is a beautiful eyeshadow. I bought it because I thought I'd be able to wear it in the daytime, but it turned out to be way too glittery for me. When applying it, it would leave all kinds of it everywhere all over my face. I looked like a disco ball. The glitter is waaaay too chunky. This would probably ONLY be good for a night on the town! Definatly an evening shade.
GORGEOUS if I could just get the glitter to stay on my eyes and not fall on my face during the day. I'm using it with Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion and am thinking about trying it with a different primer before returning it for something with less glitter.
I don't care what anyone says. I f'in love this eyeshadow. Asian, NC30. It's not an eyeshadow for everyday but it does look hot if you're going out. I love the glitter fallout actually, it looks really pretty if you can pull it off. lol. Enough stuck to my eyelid to keep it pretty and glittery as well. :)
I paired it with black liquid eyeliner and UD yeyo on the inner corners of my eyes. I wore it with *gasp* the also hated glittery Nars Super Orgasm and YSL Golden Gloss 3. Yes, some may think I ended up looking like a discoball but I received a lot of compliments from girls when I wore it out. Once again, great for a night out but not for the faint of heart!
, it an if-y product, it's not horrible, the color of it is rlly nice neutral, but the sparkles rlly annoy me because there super chinky, it's cute at nite when i do a simple eye, this adds just a bit of shimmer, but i find it way to sparkly for the day!
Horrible! Stay away from this! I remember liking the original one in highschool and on a recent trip to Sephora tried this on(I've been really into gold/beige eye lately). BAD MOVE! Glitter everywhere. Silver glitter was all over my face. And trust me, I KNOW how to apply eye shadow with glitter. I use MAC and Smashbox LOOSE glitter and it doesn't fall on my face like this did. I mean, maybe the color looks nice in he package but I had a face of silver glitter ALL day, even after many many attempts with makeup remover both in Sephora and at home. I can't express how horrible this is.
Beautiful shade but way too much glitter. I shouldn't say that. The glitter that stayed on my eyes was pretty, but 90% of it fell on my cheeks and the rest of my face. There is no neat way to put this on and keep it on. It wasn't worth the hassle of "taping" my face to get the sparkles off. I returned it after a week. I don't dislike all UD shadows, but this one was just too messy.
This is actually quite a beautiful color. I bought it as part of the skull shadow box, and I really like it. Yes it's glittery and you have initial fallout but I like to wear it to work. I work as a secretary for a real estate company (it's a professional environment) and I can still pull this off. I usually love to wear bright colors, and since I can't do that for work I try to wear exciting neutrals. This is it! I put it on all over my lid, along with a dark matte brown in the crease to down down the glitter a little bit. It's glamourous and still works for work. I wouldn't buy a full pan, but the amount you get in the palette is great.
the base is a beautiful color...shimmery champagne...topped w/ TONS of silver glitter. not exactly pretty during daytime..which was my mistake. lol. looked like i had dirt on my lids in certain lighting. but i'm sure this would look gorgeous on nighttime...that way it would look more sparkley rather than little specks of dirt or sand from time to time. lol.pretty in the direct sunlight tho. this is not for the faint of heart...only for the glitter lovers out there.